Current Affairs – January 5, 2021 [Daily News Digest]

GKToday provides daily summary of important Current Affairs Topics selected from National and International News. Here is the list of articles covered under Current Affairs January 5, 2021.

ADB signs 100 million USD loan to boost power supply in Bengaluru

The Asian Development Bank recently signed an agreement of 100 million USD modernize and upgrade the power distribution in Bengaluru city. Key Highlights The 100 million USD loan is to …..Read Here

ISRO decade plan

The Indian Space Research Organization recently released the plan for the decade. The plan included reusable satellite launch vehicle, heavy lift rocket and semi-cryogenic engine. What …..Read Here


The TRIFED (Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India) operating under Ministry of Tribal Affairs signed a memorandum of understanding with Akhil Bhartiya vanvasi Kal…..Read Here

40th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica

The Government of India recently launched the 40th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica. Which ministry launched the Indian scientific expedition to Antarctica? Ministry of Earth …..Read Here

NHRC recommendations on Manual Scavenging

The National Human Rights Commission recently made recommendations to achieve Zero Manual Scavenging in the country. Why were the recommendations made? According to the National Human R…..Read Here

India’s Rice Exports to Vietnam

Vietnam recently started to buy food grains, especially rice, from India due to its attractive prices. Vietnam has started to import rice from India in spite of the fact that the countr…..Read Here

Where is Jack Ma? Reasons of Disappearance

The Chinese billionaire, Alibaba founder, Jack ma has not been seen in public since October 2020. At the same time the billionaire had hit out against the ruling communist Regime in Chi…..Read Here

Floating Solar Energy Project

The Government of India is to construct the largest floating solar energy project in the world. The project is to be constructed at Omkareshwar Dam on Narmada river. The project will be…..Read Here

Supreme Court approves Central Vista Project

On January 5, 2020, the Supreme Court allowed the Central Vista Project to go ahead. What is the Central Vista Project? The Central Vista project aims to renovate 86 acres of land in th…..Read Here

Assam Rifles Public School launched as Khelo India Sports School

The Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju recently launched the Assam Rifles Public School as a Khelo India Sports School. Where is Assam Rifles Public School loc…..Read Here

Statement on Climate of India during 2020

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) recently released its Statement on Climate of India during 2020. According to IMD, 2020 was the eight warmest year on record since 1901. What …..Read Here

Alphabet Workers Union

More than two hundred engineers and workers have formed the Alphabet Workers Union capping years of growing activism in the company. What is the main objective of Alphabet Workers Union…..Read Here

Draft Arctic Policy of India

The Government of India recently released the Draft Arctic Policy. What is the main objective of the Policy? The policy ensures that the Arctic resources are explored and used sustainab…..Read Here


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